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Unformatted text preview: Models of Health and Illness PSC 126 Day 2, 3-30-2011 Mind-Body Research: Examples from the scientific literature Study 1: Is Divorce Deadly? Epidemiological study of 472,000 men over a decade Epidemiology Epidemiology is the study of factors affecting the health and illness of populations Study 1: Is Divorce Deadly? Epidemiology study of 472,000 men over a decade Men who were separated or divorced were more than twice as likely to die prematurely compared to married men Meaning: 200,000 div/sep; 200,000 mar 20,000 of d/s vs. 10,000 m group would have died Why? Worse health behaviors and poor social support Is there an association between parental warmth/closeness in undergraduates and their health 35 years later? 116 Harvard men in 1950s described their parents Health history and disease diagnoses obtained in follow-up Study 2: Feelings of Parental Care and Health Status at Mid-Life Percentage subjects sick in midlife predicted by high and low warmth and closeness scores for mothers and fathers 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Hi Mo Hi Fa Lo Mo Hi Fa Hi Mo Lo Fa Lo Mo Lo Fa 3. Why Drunk People Dont Use Condoms What is the effect of alcohol use on intention to use condoms? 54 male undergrads assigned to sober or intoxication conditions Watched video of Mike and Rebecca How foolish is unprotected sex? 1..9 Not at all Extremely How irresponsible is unprotected sex? 1.....9 Not at all Extremely How likely to have sex in this situation? 1....9 Not at all Extremely How foolish is unprotected sex? (1-9) Sober: Drunk: How irresponsible?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course PSC 126 taught by Professor Capitanio during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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